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Uncertain future for Jeju cryptocurrency despite government predictions

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The government of South Korea has unveiled plans to designate Jeju Island a hub for cryptocurrency development, predicting additional revenues of $56.2m over the next five years. The drive follows encouragement from the Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion…

EvenBet pioneers no-rake poker platform

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EvenBet has launched the first no-rake online poker platform NoLimitCoin Poker. Designed to target the growing market embracing cryptocurrency, the latest title follows several launches by the gaming software developer aimed at “re-energising…

New tech to enable spike in unlicensed betting

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Asian law enforcement agencies have stated that developments in technology are making illegal gambling harder to trace. Across the continent, which accounts for an estimated 80 percent of the $500bn global illegal market, regulatory bodies have been assessing

BlockChain Innovations Corp. CEO, Matthew Stafford to speak at iGB Live! 2018 in Amsterdam

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International blockchain technology supplier, BlockChain Innovations Corp. (“BCI”), has announced that Matthew Stafford, CEO, will present at iGB Live! 2018. Stafford will be speaking at the Crypto Live event on July 19, 2018 at 2.30pm. Also attending is Morris Mosseri, Founder and CTO of BCI. Crypto Live showcases the latest and most cutting-edge technologies and products in iGaming, offering potential partners,...

Ganapati Group Company announces new Initial Coin Offering

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Ganapati Group Company has announced the creation of a new Initial Coin Offering (ICO) with their subsidiary company GanaEight Coin Ltd in Malta. The G8C token is dedicated to the online casino market. Ganapati PLC, the parent company of the Ganapati group…

BlockChain Innovations Corp. announces letter of intent to go public as US Supreme Court overturns Sports betting Ban

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International blockchain technology supplier, BlockChain Innovations Corp. has announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Capricorn Business Acquisition Inc. for its qualifying transaction to go-public in the Third Quarter of 2018.

Binance backs MSX for further fintech growth

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Malta has continued to embrace the cryptocurrency sector with the launch of a fintech mentoring programme supported by Binance, another step toward establishing itself as the European blockchain hub. Digital currency exchange Binance has announced…

BETDAQ: Players want an honest broker

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Shane McLaughlin, managing director at BETDAQ, describes the current state of the exchange sector and how the firm is closing the gap between what’s on offer and what punters really want. iGaming times: How would you describe the level of competition in the exchange

Binance moves to Malta to establish ‘Blockchain Island’

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Binance has announced it will establish its headquarters in Malta, in response to the country’s progressive blockchain governance. The cryptocurrency exchange, which is currently ranked the largest in the world due to daily trade volumes of over $1.5bn, will relocate to the island following regulatory prohibitions in Japan and Hong Kong. “Malta is very progressive when it comes to crypto and...

New betting website Buff88 focuses on cryptocurrency market

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Cryptocurrency bookmaker, Buff88, has its positioned itself as the place for “a crypto fan to wager with the widest selection of cryptocurrencies” offering a selection of cryptos available on its betting website - from Bitcoin and Ethereum to Ripple and Monero

RSN set to shake up lotteries with CryptoMillionsLotto

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RSN Entertainment Ltd has confirmed the launch of its ICO for CryptoMillionsLotto offering the highest crypto jackpots available and removing current barriers afflicting players’ access to international lotteries.

CasinoCoin herald dawn of Blockchain at Juegos Miami

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‘The most exciting thing we’ve seen since the early days of the Internet’ is how John Caldwell, Director of Advocacy at the CasinoCoin Foundation, describes the ever-expanding world of Blockchain.   Ahead of a dedicated panel on Blockchain technology at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), Caldwell addresses the legalities for the solution in Latin...

True Flip slots into place with brand new Chain’s Code

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The blockchain fair games operator, True Flip, has developed and launched its first slot game Chain’s Code.   Chain’s Code features a single-line slot machine with a centralized play button for speed, ease of use and substantial replayability. Draws take place every 10-15 seconds, making Chain’s Code the fastest game from True Flip so far. True Flip claims the game is based...

Central banks address cryptocurrencies growth in SA, Nigeria

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Two of Africa’s most significant gaming markets continue to see the rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies, as their respective central bank express the first signs of the jitters.   In Nigeria, where the trade in digital currencies such bitcoin grow faster than anywhere else on the continent, the central bank has warned that using their fluctuating value as an income stream is...

SBTech’s Tom Light to establish new blockchain and gambling venture

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Tom Light, senior vice-president of business development at SBTech, is to leave the group to establish a new blockchain-based betting company.   He “will unite blockchain and gambling and leverage the power of the crypto-currency in a gaming and betting environment” SBTech said in a statement.   Light joined the company in 2014 to lead its business development and commercial efforts and...

BetConstruct to showcase quartet of new projects at ICE

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BetConstruct's solid performance the last twelve months speaks volumes as to why 2017 was a year to remember.   On the product side only, the provider has hugely increased its comprehensive data feed, as well as enhancing its sports betting and casino offerings by securing deals with several sports content providers. It also introduced several live casino games to its collection...

Wild Crypto announces $5m ICO for blockchain platform

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Wild Crypto, the developers of an international lottery and iGaming platform built upon blockchain technology, will launch an initial coin offering (ICO) with the aim of raising 15,000 Ether Tokens - estimated around $5m - to take its product to market. The ICO will begin at 08:00 GMT on 5 September, and will offer investors WILD Tokens - the gaming currency...

iSignthis set to benefit from Australian market changes

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iSignthis, who are also a leading RegTech/KYC transactional banking technology provider, and also listed on the Australian Securities and Frankfurt Stock Exchange, look set to benefit from Australia’s new proposed anti-money laundering laws. The new bill, announced by Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan, looks to strengthen Australia’s anti-money laundering laws (AML), including bringing bitcoin providers under the remit of AUSTRAC,...

Blockchain and Bitcoin conference returns to Russia in November

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The seminal cryptocurrency event returns to Moscow next week promising to update the industry on the many applications of the phenomena in 2016, and how they can be implemented.   On 10 November in Moscow, the world will get the latest look at the status of Blockchain and its importance to iGaming. The Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Russia is conference dedicated to...

Ether: the new coin on the block

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It’s not only the banks who are forging new cryptocurrencies in a bid to rival Bitcoin’s dominance. A new digital money, Ether, has slowly been gaining traction in cyberspace over the past 12 months before undergoing a dramatic appreciation in July, as investors recognise its enhanced applicability. Like Bitcoin, Ether is merely the internal currency manifestation of the blockchain technology...

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